Crestron Takes Home Six CEA Mark of Excellence Awards at EHX 2010

Six Crestron Products Win Coveted Mark of Excellence Awards at Electronic House Expo in Orlando

ROCKLEIGH, NJ - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA®) announced today that Crestron won six 2010 Mark of Excellence Awards across a broad range of hardware and software categories. The company won Platinum awards for the Prodigy® PMC2 Media Controller, WorldSearch™, and its new ADMS Intermedia Delivery System™. The Gold winners included the TPMC -3X Handheld Touchpanel, DM Tools, and the PAMP -4X100 Processor Amplifier.

Annually, CEA's TechHome Division recognizes the finest achievements and innovation in custom home electronics products, services and installation technologies in the custom electronics industry. The winners and finalists were recognized at the TechHome Mark of Excellence Awards Dinner banquet at the 2010 Electronic House Expo at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

A four -member judging team - which includes systems integrators, manufacturers, members of the trade press and industry consultants - determines both finalists, and the Platinum and Gold award winners in recognition of outstanding industry achievement.

The six winning Crestron innovations were recognized in these leading categories:

Control System of the Year - Prodigy PMC2 Media Controller
Software Application of the Year - WorldSearch™
Media Server of the Year - ADMS Intermedia Delivery System
Installation Product of the Year - DM Tools Software
Multi -room Audio/Video Product of the Year - PAMP -4x100 Processor Amplifier
Wireless Product of the Year - TPMC -3X 2.8" Handheld WiFi Touchpanel

The Prodigy PMC2 provides an affordable, simplified solution for controlling home theater, lighting, distributed audio, thermostats, security systems, and more. The PAMP -4x100 provides affordable audio distribution, delivering four zones of stereo audio to multiple rooms, with full control from Prodigy touchpanels, handhelds or an iPhone®.

The TPMC -3X features a 2.8" video touchscreen, enhanced long -range Wi -Fi performance, and Instant -Waking™ enabling high -speed 2 -way wireless whole -home control and streaming media to view security and IP cameras.

ADMS Intermedia Delivery System™ greatly simplifies the way home entertainment is acquired, managed and enjoyed, and removes the boundaries between movies, music, TV and the Internet. ADMS enables users to search, select and instantly play content from practically anywhere. WorldSearch™ enables finding and playing movies, songs, Internet TV shows or online videos in seconds. Using a keyword, WorldSearch™ quickly combs a homeowner's entire media library and popular online media content providers.

DM Tools is a diagnostic and commissioning application for digital AV systems, and greatly simplifies the installation of Crestron DigitalMedia™ system. DM Tools graphically displays system device data and signal paths, and efficiently resolves EDID resolution, data rate and HDCP authentication issues to optimize performance.

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